John Muir life

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Born Dunbar, Scottland

04/21/1838

Immigrated to Wisconsin

1849

California gold rush

1849 - 1866

Almost drowned

07/04/1850

Almost died in a well

1857

Went blind

1867

Walked from Kentucky to Florida

1867

Arrived in California

3/28/1868

Got married

4/1880

Ascended Mt. Rainier

1888

Worked for creation of Yosemite

1889

Congress passes bill for Yosemite

1890

historical

Started fight to save Hetch Hetchy Valley

1891 - 1892

Founded Sierra Club

1891 - 1892

Guided Theodore Roosevelt through Yosemite

1903

Death of Mrs. Muir

8/1905

Lost fight to save Hetch Hetchy Valley

1913

Died Los Angeles

12/24/1913